Tag: spring dead spot

Photo: Lee Butler

Experts’ Insights: Spring dead spot

March 2, 2020 By
Experts weight in on how superintendents can contend with three different species of fungi that cause spring dead spot on golf courses. ...

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The scenic Nutters Crossing Golf Club in Salisbury, Md., where Pat Riebe is superintendent. (Photo: Pat Riebe)

Kabuto: Spring dead spot’s archnemesis

July 16, 2019 By
As a severe disease of warm-season turfgrasses, spring dead spot (SDS) is managed throughout the Transition Zone of the United States. Caused by a fungal infection that occurs in the autumn months (particularly as warm-season turf is approaching dormancy), SDS ...

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Spring dead spot — it returns

February 26, 2019 By
Superintendents managing bermudagrass in the Transition Zone and in the northern part of the warm-season turfgrass zone are awaiting an unfortunate annual event. How much of their bermudagrass will be affected by spring dead spot? Spring 2018 brought bad news ...

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Syngenta Posterity. Photo provided by Syngenta.

Syngenta: Posterity fungicide

August 21, 2018 By
Posterity® fungicide, the most active SDHI in the turf market, is now available to deliver power that lasts, holding stronger for up to 28 days of dollar spot control and setting a new standard for spring dead spot control. Posterity is ...

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Spring dead spot in bermudagrass

March 15, 2017 By
Lane Tredway, Ph.D., is a turfgrass pathologist with Syngenta. Lane has conducted many research projects on spring dead spot and has written extensively on the biology, management and control of spring dead spot. Lane is available at lane.tredway@syngenta.com for more ...

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Recovering from spring dead spot damage

February 10, 2013 By
Dennis Martin, Ph.D., is a professor of turfgrass science at Oklahoma State University and is well versed in spring dead spot through his more than 20 years of research and extension activities addressing the disease. Martin can be reached at ...

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